When you look at the crucifix, you understand how much Jesus loved you then. When you look at the Sacred Host, you understand how much Jesus loves you now.
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.
Desperation Band - Open Your Eyes
She is more Mother than Queen.
Saint Therese of Lisieux, Doctor of the Church
If anyone does not wish to have Mary Immaculate for his Mother, he will not have Christ for his Brother.
Faced with today’s problems and disappointments, many people will try to escape from their responsibility. Escape in selfishness, escape in sexual pleasure, escape in drugs, escape in violence, escape in indifference and cynical attitudes. I propose to you the option of love, which is the opposite of escape.
I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.
Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent.
The battle against the Devil, which is the principal task of Saint Michael the Archangel, is still being fought today, because the Devil is still alive and active in the world.
No one wants to believe in evil, really, above all, not in an evil being, an evil spirit. Everyone wants to abolish the idea. To admit the existence of evil means a responsibility, and no one wants that responsibility. That is the opening through which the evil spirit crawls, stilling all suspicions, making everything seem normal and natural. This is the ‘thought’, the unwariness of the ordinary human being which amounts to a disinclination to believe in evil. And if you do not believe in evil, how can you believe in or ever know what good is?
(Resource – Hostage to the Devil by Father Malachi Martin, Roman Catholic Priest – Click here to purchase book